Some stuff you need.
Mostly stuff you probably don't.

This is a place I share things I like, love, or just find interesting. Mostly travel/outdoor products, but occasionally other stuff. Also, deals!

CMH Heli Skiing

If you don't do it this year, you'll be one year older when you do.


Outdoor Research Lucent Heated Sensor Mittens

For when handwarmers aren't enough.



Mountain Hardwear Phantom Down Hoodie

Lightweight, with 800 fill down



Cotopaxi Fuego Hooded Down Jacket

Get colorful. And hip.



Marmot Featherless Insulated Jacket

Is a puffy without a hood even a real puffy? One to ponder.



Colorado Avalanche Information Center

Support avalanche data, reports, and research in Colorado.


Protect Our Winters

Mobilizing the outdoor community to fight climate change.


REI Adventure Tours

Bucket list destinations, REI style.


Sony Alpha a6300

A great, small, high quality camera.



NEMO Fillo Backpacking Pillow

Step up your backpacking game and lay your head on this velvety cushion of awesomeness.



Garmin inReach Explorer+ 2-Way Satellite Communicator

Talk to anyone, from anywhere. The ultimate "Mom I'm OK" tool.



MPOWERD Luci Outdoor 2.0 Inflatable Solar Lantern

A great light to always have in the car or take backpacking. Please don't use as a flotation device.



The North Face Brigandine Futurelight Jacket

I'll be honest. I haven't tried this yet but I'm hearing great things.



Black Diamond Jetforce Pro Avalanche Airbag Pack 35L

It's not the cheapest avalanche pack, but dang it's cool.



Salomon MTN Explore Alpine Touring Ski Boots

A lighter weight touring-focused boot that still gives great performance on the downhill.



Fritschi Diamir Tecton 12 Alpine Touring Bindings

Get great downhill performance in a package that is half a pound lighter than the Shifts.



Smartwool Men's Merino 250 Base Layer Hoodie

I think I wore this more days than I didn't last winter.



Peak Design Capture 3.0 Camera Clip

This little piece of gear will change how you shoot while adventuring. Trust me.



Solution 150 Merino Baselayer Bottoms

Merino makes everything better.



Patagonia ReCrafted Down Jacket

Patagonia recycled old puffys into a hipper, more expensive puffy.



Alex Strohl's Photo Storytelling Workshop

I usually don't recommend stuff like this, but Alex does a *really really* good job and provides a wealth of detailed tips, instruction and more.



Outerknown Reversible Puffer

It's black, AND blue. Also 700-fill and water resistant.



Field Notes - Yosemite, Zion + Acadia National Parks - 3 Pack

Yes please.



Daneson Every Blend 4-Pack Flavored Toothpicks

I'm not sure exactly who these are for, but that person probably has many leather bound books and and smells of mahogany.



Garmin inReach Explorer+